Story: Government and industrial development

Removing tariffs, 2003

Removing tariffs, 2003

Once back in government, Labour continued to reduce tariffs, despite its record of support for New Zealand manufacturing. In this 2008 cartoon, footwear workers are about to be crushed by the boot of imports, while a grinning Prime Minister Helen Clark rolls out a welcome mat for imported goods.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
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Cartoon by Ashley W. Smith

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Megan Cook, 'Government and industrial development - Industry in the 2000s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/cartoon/25881/removing-tariffs-2003 (accessed 22 October 2019)

Story by Megan Cook, published 11 Mar 2010